18 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    19 April 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Headteacher and the Governing Body wishes to appoint a Deputy Head Teacher, to start in September 2023.

We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner with a positive attitude who will relish the opportunity to make a genuine difference to the lives of our children and their families.

Our Senior Leadership Team are ambitious about driving standards of teaching and learning and improving outcomes for all children, as well as offering the very best pastoral support for children and their families. This is a great opportunity for an experienced and influential senior leader to work alongside the Headteacher and SLT to deliver our vision for the school.

Do you:

  • Have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills?
  • Have high expectations for all children and put them at the centre of all you do?
  • Give feedback that enables reflection and improvement?
  • Have enthusiasm and a sense of humour?

If so, then this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

We recommend that candidates visit the school, please e-mail our School Business Manager – Priti Gohil office@griffinpark.blackburn.sch.uk or call 01254 57724

Closing date: Wednesday 19th April 2023

Shortlisting: Friday 28th April 2023

Teaching observations to be arranged between 2nd and 12th May 2023

Interviews 15th May 2023

What the school offers its staff

Griffin Park is a warm and caring school, at the heart of our community. We offer excellent support and learning for everyone in our school, this includes professional development opportunities for all staff. We have a strong and supportive Governing Body who take an active part in the life of the school.

We pride ourselves on our curriculum offer to all children. As well as academic success, we value experiences, emotional wellbeing and finding joy every day.

Our children are delightful, well-behaved children with lovely manners and great attitudes towards learning.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Criminal Records Bureau. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to office@griffinpark.blackburn.sch.uk

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Griffin Park Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
227 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Griffin Park Primary School is a good school (OFSTED May 2022) located in Blackburn, Lancashire. It is a single form entry school with pupils aged 3 to 11 years old.

Arranging a visit to Griffin Park Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@griffinpark.blackburn.sch.uk.

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